Monday, September 14, 2009

Weird...Ann Arbor Overtakes Flint in Manufacturing

Ten years ago, 30.5% of Flint's non farm employment was in manufacturing. Today 5.3% of Flint's non farm employment is in manufacturing. That's now lower than Ann Arbor at 6.5%.

As much as everybody thinks of Flint as a blue-collar, manufacturing town, it's gradually become a service-based economy (see a related discussion here on the Flint Expatriates blog).

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